Yesterday I had a choice of things to do:
Spend some quality time with good friends in Chicago and be in the audience of Nate Berkus' new tv show
or spend 7 hours at a conference listening to dry presentations on "leadership."
Because I had prepaid the registration fee for the conference and topics were directly related to both my occupation and my volunteer work, I felt I must choose the latter.
As a result, I came home feeling like this
instead of this